On the cusp of BalletX’s world premiere of Sidd: A Hero’s Journey, we had the chance to meet with choreographer Nicolo Fonte about his new work. Nicolo, known for his musical and dynamic work that plays with the extremes of the human body…
Prelude: A Look Inside The Inspirations of Matt Miller’s Lighting Design for Ballet Idaho’s Ghost(Light)
As ballet lovers, it’s easy for us to celebrate the breathtaking skill of dancers, appreciate the defining movement styles of choreographers, and revel in the lush beauty of costume and set design. But unless you are an industry insider, the artistry of the lighting designer can sometimes be lost in the shadows.
We had the opportunity to chat with First Soloist Jordana Daumec and Principal Dancer Harrison James on working with Crystal Pite and David Dawson, touring to New York City, and the unique intricacies of Angel’s Atlas and Anima Animus.
We continue our Prelude series by exploring Myles Thatcher’s COLORFORMS, a new work the choreographer first premiered as a dance film in San Francisco Ballet’s 2021 digital season, and is now being performed on stage…
In 2004 the New York City Center launched a festival that would bring the best in dance to a broader New York audience for the price of a movie ticket. Since then this beloved fall tradition has welcomed over 378,000 fans and is now a fixture on the New York dance scene.
Prelude: A Look Inside The Inspirations of Ellen Warren’s Costumes for NYCB’s Copland Dance Episodes
We begin our Prelude series exploring Ellen Warren’s costume design for NYCB’s Resident Choreographer Justin Peck’s Copland Dance Episodes. Copland, Peck’s first full-evening work, is a tribute to one of America’s foremost composers Aaron Copland. In collaboration with the painter and sculptor Jeffrey Gibson, Copland Dance Episodes builds on Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes, Peck’s first work set to a Copland composition.